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SeastarPlectaster decanus

Seastar at Batemans Marine Park

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Plectaster decanus at Batemans Marine Park - 30 Apr 2019
Plectaster decanus at Batemans Marine Park - 30 Apr 2019

Identification history

Seastar Plectaster decanus 30 Apr 2019 AndrewG
Unidentified 30 Apr 2019 HelenR

Author's notes

Sea star, ? which type. 8cm from tip to tip of arms. In rock pool low tide Rosedale.

2 comments

AndrewG wrote:
   30 Apr 2019
Nice one! Usually found in deeper water i.e. by scuba divers.
HelenR wrote:
   1 May 2019
Thanks, it looked like it was meant to be elsewhere, but am pleased to have seen it. Helen

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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